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Queensland, Australia News

Local news for Queensland, Australia continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | NEWS.com.au

Push for Newman's fat cats to disclose interests

CLIVE Palmer has become the wrecking ball of Australian politics, carving a further $10 billion hole out of the federal Budget this week with a series of stunts that senior Coalition members now claim are based on one motive only - to destroy the Abbott government.

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5 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

DragonCon co-founder's social media activities to get closer look by Gwinnett DA

Last we heard from Ed Kramer, the DragonCon co-founder was under house arrest in Duluth as part of a plea deal that ended a long legal battle related to child molestation charges .

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7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Beached whale finally ...

Learning > Learning From News Early on Thursday rescuers managed to free a baby whale stranded on a beach in Queensland, Australia for two days.

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7 hrs ago | UPI

Bechtel reaches milestone at Santos LNG facility

U.S. construction company Bechtel said it's installed part of the first half of a liquefied natural gas facility on Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia.

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9 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

Young whale stranded on beach for Two Days finally freed after sixth rescue attempt

Lifeguards flocked to Palm Beach in Queensland, Australia but despite several attempts they couldn't re-float it back into the sea It took six attempts for rescuers to re-float the two-year-old humpback from the sands at Palm Beach, south of Brisbane, Queensland.

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13 hrs ago | ABC News

North Qld court decision highlights battle of rival sugar millers

A judgement in the Supreme Court in Cairns has overturned an agreement between a Tableland cane grower and the owner of the Mossman sugar mill.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

ABC News

A special place to remember loved ones of the land

The Eternal Muster Memorial Wall at the Stockman's Hall of Fame continues to grow, with six more names recently added in a special ceremony.

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ComputerWorld

NBN FTTN's power bill: $89m a year?

The Coalition government's decision to switch the fixed line element of the National Broadband Network from being primarily fibre-to-the-premises to a mix of technologies, notably fibre-to-the-node for brownfields, has not been without its critics .

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Yahoo!

LNP to debate motion on criminal histories

Jurors should be told about the criminal histories of defendants in court trials, a branch of Queensland's Liberal National Party says.

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Truthdig

Rooftop Solar Power in Australia Forced Fossil Fuel Plants to Give Away Free Electricity

An explosion of rooftop solar cells combined with low demand made for some funny accounting in Queensland, Australia last week.

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BBC News

Air checks: What do passengers think?

Security checks on electronic and electrical devices are being ramped up at UK airports, in response to what the US calls a "credible threat" of terrorism.

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Townsville Bulletin

Wrap-up mission

Soldiers from 1RAR Alpha Company at Townsville Airport before being deployed to Afghanistan.

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ABC News

Vegetables to Asia after Reverse trade mission

Vegetables have started flowing to Asian countries after an industry event in far north Queensland which linked up producers with Asian buyers.

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ABC News

Sheridan leaving SA for Queensland base

It is a blow for SA which already is facing the highest unemployment of the mainland states and has workers worried they will struggle to find new jobs.

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BioResearch Online

How To Prepare A Facility For The Biopharmaceutical Revolution

Drug discovery is an inherently inefficient process. It takes thousands of failed compounds before one can get approved as safe and efficacious, and this effort does not come at a low cost.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Margot Robbie Doesn't Think She's Attractive

Margot Robbie doesn't think she's attractive. The 'Wolf of Wall Street' actress, who grew up in Dalby, Australia, never thought she was good looking when she was a youngster and believed her school friends were more beautiful than her.

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NEWS.com.au

The suburb everyone wants to live in

BILL Shorten has a message for Prime Minister Tony Abbott. One he repeated at least eight times today.

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Townsville Bulletin

Store workers charged with drug trafficking

Simon Reid, manager of Off Ya Tree shop, is accused of selling synthetic cannabis from the shop.

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Townsville Bulletin

GP grocer

Kyrone Cherry, 10, at the Kirwan My Family Doctors which is giving away food to those patients in need.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australia risks becoming a fuel fossil

Has the present generation become completely self-centred, or do we worry about the mess we're leaving for our children and grandchildren? Ross Gittins comments.

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